Ch 4: MTLE Middle Level Science: Applications of Science

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter contain important information about the way scientific methodology can be used to help make statistically-informed decisions. These lessons are a quick and convenient way to prepare for related questions on the MTLE Middle Level Science exam.

MTLE Middle Level Science: Applications of Science - Chapter Summary

This MTLE Middle Level Science test prep chapter gives an overview of scientific methodology and explains how the rigorous use of experimentation and observation has paved the way to global technological advancement. Lessons also show how science can affect intangible projects such as risk assessment and financial planning. The goal of these lessons is to demonstrate how a variety of scientific applications have changed the world, and will continue to do so. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Do a risk-benefit analysis of a given situation
  • Define 'science' and 'technology'
  • Give examples of technological innovations
  • Do a cost-benefit analysis and explain which situations may call for such an analysis

This chapter uses text and short videos to explain the applications of science. You can assess your understanding of the lesson content with fill-in-the-blank transcripts or by completing the multiple-choice worksheets.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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